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The Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers an unbeatable San Diego location, close to San Diego State University & Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel features affordable rates and comfortable accommodations. Its also ranked highly on TripAdvisor and is one of the only hotels in San Diego with no hidden fees. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and movies.

Guests of the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU will find that each spacious accommodation and suite features thoughtful touches to make every stay more comfortable, including a DVD player, complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television with HBO, ample desk space, coffee/tea maker and an iron and ironing board. For long-term guests, kitchen units with full-sized appliances are available, with special discounts for extended stays.

The hotel is perfect for families looking for value while visiting students at San Diego State University, construction crews wanting weekly and monthly stays, patients visiting nearby Alvarado Hospital or Sharp Grossmont Hospital, and those visiting nearby synagogues and churches.

With so much to explore in San Diego, just hop on the trolley! There are 2 stops less than 1.5 miles away at San Diego State University. Let the trolley whisk you away to Old Town, Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park, the Convention Center and Tijuana, Mexico. Other attractions around this San Diego hotel include Viejas Arena (formerly Cox Arena), SeaWorld, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Complete your stay by waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast with many kosher items and featuring a variety of morning-time favorites, like make your own waffles, relaxing at the outdoor heated pool with BBQ grill, surfing the web on the lobby computer and using our on-site laundry facility.

Make your next San Diego stay the best yet - book online today and save with the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU. Enjoy your stay.

Our older, 2 story property with stairs, has a friendly staff, clean rooms and in a quiet area. A Credit Card is required for check-in. No cash accepted. Parking is free, so at times can be limited. Check with us first if you have a large vehicle.

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Location

6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
California
92115-2645
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond

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Address
6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
California
92115-2645
United States


What's nearby?

Recreation

  • 1 mile(s) from La Mesa

  • 3 mile(s) from Lemon Grove

  • 5 mile(s) from El Cajon

  • 17 mile(s) from Chula Vista

  • 19 mile(s) from La Jolla

  • 20 mile(s) from Coronado

  • 22 mile(s) from Del Mar

  • 35 mile(s) from Escondido

  • 38 mile(s) from Carlsbad

  • 1 mile(s) from San Diego State University, and Cox Arena




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Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 862 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 470
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1st Choice when in San Diego CSUSD Area

10/01/2017 Anaheim_Marilyn, Anaheim CA

Best Western Survey states it will forward Remarks to TripAdvisor... just completed the Survey, but maybe too early to show on this site... not wanting to repeat the wordage again, let me just say in... more

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1st Choice in San Diego

10/01/2017 176marilynj, So.California, United States

This hotel is our Number-1 choice when we visit San Diego. Jonathan made sure our arrival and our room fit our special needs. Only wish the Breakfast Room Hours were longer - the Friendly Guests made... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Hello 176marilynj, Thank you for sharing your experience here on Trip Advisor! We are delighted to see that we are your #1 choice in San Diego!! Your comments put a smile on everyone’s faces. Our entire staff strives to give superior service and it’s always nice when this is noticed. Thank you for mentioning Jonathan and Maria- we are very fortunate to have such wonderful employees and they are grateful for your recognition. Along with having a wonderful staff, we do have some amazing return guests that like to mingle giving our little hotel that nice “family” feel. We hope to serve you and your family again in the near future. Don’t forget to call us directly when making your reservations for the best price and service. Yours In Hospitality, Michelle C.| Customer Care Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us at (800) 545-0778
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Totally Positive review

30/12/2016 pat T, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

We travel a lot and are fairly picky, so it means something when we give an excellent rating for a hotel. Building outside was pretty and landscaping was well tended. We had 4 adults on this trip be... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, WOW! Thank you for your 5 star rating and wonderful review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share it with our TripAdvisor community! I’m delighted to hear you found our location to be centrally located and very convenient while visiting family in town We are a AAA 2-diamond family owned hotel that is well located, friendly, and clean with a single-minded dedication to provide consistent service, quality, and value. We offer many free amenities you may end up paying for a larger hotels such as, free continental breakfast, free parking, free Wifi, free DVD rentals and more! As you mentioned our family suite is large, comfortable and equipped with a full kitchen. We have many other room types available on our website and by calling us directly. Again, thank you for taking the time to review us! We enjoyed serving you during your stay in San Diego and look forward to serving you again in the near future! * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in Hospitality, Gilda P| Front Office Manager Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us at (800) 545-0778
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Great stay after a football game

19/12/2016 Sacha M, Redlands, California

Very clean room with wonderful kitchenette. Full size fridge, Microwave and range. Even complete with silverware! Wifi worked well. Lots of nearby food places. Pleasantly quiet location with free park... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Hello Sasha M., Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We are happy to see that you fully enjoyed your stay here at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites. We strive to offer amenities that make our guests comfortable and service that goes beyond expectations. We are glad we could provide you with a room that fit your needs. Our kitchen suites are convenient for those who want to stay in and relax. They’re great for longer stays and those with growing families, as well. We are happy to offer these suites stocked with pots, pans, cooking utensils, dishes and, as you mentioned, silverware. While we’re not in the hub of the tourist area, we are conveniently located near an assortment of eateries and only minutes away from popular attractions. We have a list of directions and a list of restaurants at the front desk for your convenience. We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience here on Tripadvisor with potential guests. We hope to serve you again in the future! * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in Hospitality, Michelle C.| Customer Care Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us at (800) 545-0778 .
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Good stay

06/12/2016 67bobbieb, Ottawa, Canada

We stayed on 2 separate occasions. The first one, we had no water pressure for our shower and the breakfast area kept blowing fuses. But we gave it a second chance on our return. The second time, we w... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing us with our TripAdvisor community. On behalf of our entire team we would like to apologize for the issues you encountered during your first stay with us. I’m delighted to hear although you experienced an issue you continue to stay with us. As a team we make every effort to make our guest stay a delightful one. Our housekeeping team works very hard daily to keep the rooms looking sharp. We offer many free amenities such as our outdoor heated pool, free parking, free continental breakfast, free wireless internet, and free DVD rentals all at an affordable price. We are excited to announce we will be expanding our breakfast room! Our owner has been working very close with an architect to make our visions come to live! Again, thank you for reviewing us! We look forward to serving you again soon!! * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in hospitality, Gilda P | Front Office Manager Best Western Lamplighter Inn Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us (619)582-3088 or (800) 545-0778